Paul Foster


Manukau Office
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Areas of Expertise

Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney


Paul specialises in Corporate/Commercial Law, Commercial Property work, Business Acquisitions, Sales, Leasing, Commercial Contracts, and Company matters. He also has experience in Trust and Estate Planning. He is dedicated to providing a high standard of professional legal service to his clients with integrity and commitment.

Paul is based at the Manukau office with his team of lawyers, legal executives, and support staff. He values building strong relationships with his clients and his practice has been built on relationships formed over many years.

The Manukau office has a personal and professional approach and is considered a city practice in the suburbs.


Paul began his career at McVeagh Fleming in 1985 as a solicitor with a focus on Personal Property and Business Law. In 1987, he was promoted to partner and remained in that role with McVeagh Fleming and later Fleming Foster. In March 2010, Paul became the Principal of Fleming Foster. After a brief departure, Paul returned to McVeagh Fleming in 2019 as a Partner. For Paul, it felt like a "homecoming" as the values and cultures of both firms align with providing the highest level of service for clients.

Main practice areas

Corporate/Commercial Law

Commercial Property

Business Acquisitions



Commercial Contracts

Company Matters

Trust and Estate Planning


LLB, University of Otago


New Zealand Law Society

Auckland District Law Society

Property Law Section

Examples of transactions

Outside interests

Paul and his family support numerous local organisations and charities.  Paul's leisure time is taken up with sporting activities including tennis and golf with his wife Katie and their friends.